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WELLS, H.G.

The War in the Air

and particularly how Mr. Bert Smallways fared while it lasted.

Stock Code
103462
London, George Bell and Sons, 1908
£280

The first state of one of H.G. Wells' most well-known titles, typically prophetic in its anticipation of aerial warfare.

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Description

First edition, first state binding; 8vo; frontispiece and 16 plates illustrated by A.C. Michael, 2pp. advertisements, small ink ownership stamp to front free endpaper, half-title, blank recto of frontispiece, foot of last page of text and rear free endpaper, coeval bookseller's label to front pastedown, browning to free endpapers as often; publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt with gilt publisher's device, some marking, rubbing and minor bumping.

Bibliography

Hammond B11; Wells 35.

Stock ID:103462

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